Canisteo Peninsula

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Shaded relief map showing the Canisteo Peninsula

The Canisteo Peninsula (73°48′S 102°20′W) is an ice-covered peninsula, about 30 miles (50 km) long and 20 miles (30 km) wide, which projects between Ferrero Bay and Cranton Bay into the eastern extremity of the Amundsen Sea.

Discovery and name

It was delineated from air photos taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump in December 1946, and named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for the USS Canisteo, a tanker with the eastern task group of this expedition.

Count of Canisteo

In 2014, professional singer and vocal coach to Grand Duke Travis, Griffith Frank, was granted the title Count of Canisteo in recognition of his services to the Crown.